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Babiana pygmaea

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Despite the anomaly surrounding its specific name, the largest-flowered of all the Babiana species is a rewarding winter- and early spring-flowering cormous plant for deep window boxes and pots, and sunny rock garden pockets in temperate climates. ZA Distribution: Western Cape.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Spring

Special features

Pot plant

Attracts bees

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil type

Clay

Soil PH preference

Acid

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Iridaceae

Flower colour

Cream, Yellow

Credits

profile iconBabiana pygmaea
by Graham Duncan, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, July 2005 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)
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